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General Knowledge Quiz for 2 May 2018

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1

Who is the star of TV series "The F Word" and "Hell's Kitchen"?

A
Nigella Lawson
B
Delia Smith
C
Jamie Oliver
D
Gordon Ramsay
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2

In 1952, Jonas Salk invented a safe and effective vaccine to prevent infection by which disease?

A
Mumps
B
Measles
C
Polio
D
Sleeping sickness
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3

What military conflict preceded the establishment of the military Kamakura shogunate that dominated Japan for 150 years, and the beginning of the dominance of the samurai over imperial rule in Japan for 650 years?

A
Battle of Uji, 1180
B
The Genpei (or the Jishō-Juei) War, 1180-5
C
The Hōgen rebellion, 1156
D
The Heiji rebellion 1160
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4

In 1988, why did English professional jockey Lester Piggott have his OBE (which had been awarded in 1975) taken away?

A
Tax evasion
B
Race fixing
C
Serial murder
D
Bank robbery
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5

N'Djamena is a city in which country?

A
Republic of Zimbabwe
B
Republic of Chad
C
Central African Republic
D
Democratic Republic of the Congo
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6

What fictional Cincinnati radio station was the setting for a US TV sitcom starring Gary Sandy, Howard Hesseman, Gordon Jump, Loni Anderson, Tim Reid, Jan Smithers, Richard Sanders and Frank Bonner in 1978–1982?

A
WORK
B
WCBS
C
WKRP
D
WCFM
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7

A barrel is a standard unit in both the oil and the fermented or distilled drinks industries; if traditionally it is 42 US gallons (158.9873 litres) for crude oil or other petroleum products how many US gallons is it traditionally for wine?

A
43
B
31.5
C
42
D
79
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